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You’ll thrive in an environment of small classes, big ideas and enriching opportunities. We think our numbers speak for themselves. Here’s an overview of our student population, financial information and life on campus.

Best Colleges Regional Universities West 2021

Top 10 University in the West by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognized St. Edward’s as one of “America’s Best Colleges” for the 19th year in a row. In the 2022 rankings, St. Edward’s claimed the #9 spot, and remains in the U.S. News list of top 10 Best Regional Universities in the West for the 3rd consecutive year.

In celebration, see our top 10 reasons to become a Hilltopper. 

Academics

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15:1 Student-faculty ratio

18 Average class size

1050–1210 Middle 50% of SAT scores

1124 Average SAT score

51% of incoming freshmen rank in top quarter of their class

75 Fulbright winners since 2008

200 Employers come to campus to recruit for jobs and internships

50+ Areas of study

30+ Countries in which students studied abroad

97% of students complete internships before graduation

Campus Life

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595 Freshmen

4% International enrollment

45 Countries represented

36 States represented

28 Languages spoken

58% Minority enrollment

70,000+ Hours students gave to community service last year

2,990 Undergraduates

42 Faith traditions represented

1,450 Students living on campus

85% Freshmen living on campus

100+ Student organizations

10 Hilltopper Athletics NCAA Division II teams

Scholarships

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$69 million 
Total amount of scholarships, grants and aid awarded to students in 2020–2021

83% 
Freshmen who earned academic scholarships in 2020–2021

$31,419 
Average freshman scholarships and grants in 2020–2021

$16,907
Average freshman tuition after scholarships and grants in 2020–2021

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Is St. Edward's Right for Me?

Hear from current students about how they chose St. Ed's.

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What's a Success Coach?

Learn how success coaches will shape your time at St. Edward's.

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How Much Does College Cost?

Learn how scholarships and grants will impact what you pay.